Birch Tree, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Birch Tree, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Birch Tree had a population of 695 as of July 1, 2018. Birch Tree ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Birch Tree is located at latitude 36.9912 and longitude -91.4926 in Shannon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Birch Tree (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Shannon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 991 feet.

The City of Birch Tree (GNIS ID: 2394170) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Birch Tree is located within Township of Birch Tree, a minor civil division (MCD) of Shannon County.

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Birch Tree, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 695
Population in Households 661
Population in Familes 503
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 503
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $36,307
Average Household Income $46,231
Per Capita Income $19,680


Total Housing Units 368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 166 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $74,107
Average Home Value $104,669


Total Households 305
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.28% 0.29%
Households 0.28% 0.33%
Families 0.91% 0.22%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Birch Tree, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Birch Tree to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 435 58th
Population Density # 715 31st
Diversity Index # 263 75th
Median Household Income # 813 21st
Per Capita Income # 812 21st

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